Used Aircraft Guide


Beech 36, A36 Bonanza

Comfort, speed, style, quality – but not a lot of baggage room, and the costs are awfully high.

[IMGCAP(1)] The 36 series Bonanzas have a deserved reputation as one of the best single-engine airplanes ever built. Offering superb workmanship, fine handling and performance, and such high-class features as club seating and a separate set of doors for the passengers, the 36 series is highly sought after by pilots, many of whom regard them as close to the ultimate single-engine IFR airplane.

The Bonanza, in one form or another, has been in continuous production since 1947, when the first V-tail was built—an astounding fact in itself. The 35 Bonanza was the first high-performance postwar single, and was markedly different from the average light airplane of the day. Base...

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